French Inspired Roasted Chicken

March 19, 2021

Greetings Friday, and March 19th to be exact. Lucky number 19; I have a feeling it is going to be a REALLY good day. Also, I thought it was about damn time to showcase this AMAZING chicken dinner that I prepared, recently, that was inspired by my trip to France […]


Cast Iron Shepherd’s Pie

March 12, 2021

Happy, Happy Friday! Here’s to an amazing weekend ahead! I hope you have something really freaking fabulous planned. Today on the blog, I am sharing a recipe that is inspired by St. Patrick’s Day coming up next week. Actually, it is an oldie that I recreated to FIT more of […]


Greek Pasta Salad

March 8, 2021

Nothing like the start of a new week to feel refreshed, recharged, and reenergized. Yes, we all need this kind of positivity on a Monday. And, we also need a really yummy recipe to inspire us as well. Go figure, today the recipe I am sharing involves pasta; actually, it’s […]


Cinnamon Oat Muffins With Nut Topping

February 20, 2021

Finally, the weekend and the SUN is shining. It may be cold AF in Baltimore but I will take the sun over snow, ice, and a dreary landscape. Hope you are doing something that involves staying cozy & warm. One of the things that days like this call for are […]


Boozy Hot Chocolate

January 31, 2021

While “Boozy Hot Chocolate” is nothing new, after a recent trip to a local winery in the beginning of January, I was very intrigued to recreate this drink that some family members tried out. Although I did not taste, and, as we know, sweets are not my thing, I could […]


Shrimp & Saffron Risotto

December 6, 2020

There is something about risotto this time of year that is just comforting, nourishing, and can be dressed up, down, and with so many different accoutrements. This is true when you get a little fancy with seafood, such as shrimp I chose for this dish. That or what was on […]


Halloween Treat Board

October 28, 2020

This may be as close to “trick or treating” this year as I will get! That is, staying in, having cocktails, and enjoying the treats I am sharing today! Well, we should say for the adults at least. In all seriousness, I do hope the kiddies are able to do […]


Chicken Shish Kebabs

July 8, 2020

Okay, really, is it spelled “kebab” or “kabob?” What is politically correct here? Is this the same as you saying “po-tay-to” and I say “po-tah-do.” Oh, this is getting just plain silly now. What is not silly are chicken shish kebabs and such an easy recipe to make this time […]


Wasted Watermelon Cocktails

July 7, 2020

THIS DRINK is the perfect SUMMER cocktail. Yes, I have decided that. I know, this would have been perfect for me to have have posted pre-4th of July BUT I had to beta test, and work out the kinks, before I shared, right? Plus, who says you cannot have watermelon […]


Tuna Melt Throwback

October 26, 2018

Would you be a little concerned about me if I said there was a canned tuna on the grocery store shelves that, literally, has changed my life? Well, I guess you SHOULD be concerned because, SERIOUSLY, there is a canned tuna that has been a game changer for both my taste […]


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